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5 Myths About Bitcoin You Need to Understand

Is it really using up the world's electricity?<p>This month, bitcoin, the digital currency launched by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009, hit a record price of …

India is the 5th largest producer of e-waste in world: Study

India, which is has emerged as world's second largest mobile market, is also the fifth largest producer of e-waste, discarding roughly 18.5 lakh …

How to solve India’s energy shortage, without fossil fuels

As a statistician, I have a habit of looking rationally at problems in terms of equations. This approach can be powerful, as it allows me to focus on …

World Bank: clean energy is the solution to poverty, not coal

The world’s poorest populations need a low-carbon revolution to meet their needs and lift them out of poverty<p>It is the development conundrum of our era. Extremely poor people cannot lift themselves out of poverty without access to reliable energy. More than a billion people live without power …

Fossil Fuels

Sustainable Hangers Divert Waste from Landfills

With all the talk about organic, fair-trade and slow fashion, one thing has been overlooked: hangers.<p>Starting next month, billions of one-use, virgin …

K-Cup killers? Hotel suppliers seek better single-serving coffee

Much has been written about the many millions of partially used bars of soap and amenity bottles disposed of each year. Thanks to Clean the World and …

5 things you didn’t know you could recycle

<i>Editor’s Note: The below information is about specialty recycling programs available across Canada and is not related to municipal recycling services</i> …

Sustainability

A child born today may live to see humanity’s end

Humans will be extinct in 100 years because the planet will be uninhabitable, said the late Australian microbiologist Frank Fenner, one of the …

10 successful Kickstarters creating a better world

It’s a beautiful thing when businesses align profits and purpose for a better world. And with the growth of crowdfunding, the concept of launching a …

Stanford engineers develop state-by-state plan to convert U.S. to 100% clean, renewable energy by 2050

Mark Z. Jacobson and colleagues show that it’s technically possible for each state to replace fossil fuel energy with entirely clean, renewable …

I've Got A Secret: How To Make Millions From A Failed Venture

The anonymous social networking app Secret shut its doors recently, but the founders made off like bandits. Of course, they didn’t literally steal other peoples’ money, but their exit could be perceived as a sophisticated form of highway robbery.<p>Secret founders Chrys Bader and David Byttow …

Venture Capital

Our Story

Lots of food is wasted.<br>Let's do something good with it.<p>"I have never been an environmentalist, but I have always believed in sustainability. As a …

Agriculture

Green Office Real Estate In India – Gathering Momentum

<b>Rajat Malhotra, COO – Integrated Facilities Management (West Asia), JLL India</b>Make no mistake – environmentally sustainable real estate is extremely …

Green Living